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have all of the defensive means at our disposal. and we are ready to defend ourselves. but while this may be just an exercise, it is significant nonetheless. it comes at an extremely tense time, with israel saying iran's nuclear program must be stopped. and urging the u.s. to take a tougher line. josh? >> all right, martha raddatz, in washington. thank you for that. >>> now, to a developing story in southern california. at least 30 homes have been destroyed or damaged by this wildfire burning near san diego. one man has been killed. hundreds of other homes stand in the flames' path. strong winds fanning this fire, making it extra difficult for the crews on the front lines. we'll have updates as they become available. >>> a major setback for homeowners who lost everything in hurricane katrina. a federal court has reversed itself and now says the army corps of engineers is not responsible for the damage caused by a main shipping channel. the corps cannot be sued for damages. >>> if you use a discover credit card, you could be getting a refund. discover bank has agreed to pay back $
and that the agent involved in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by a border patrol agent feel about their death. this morning, they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed her without reason. >> the no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer -- you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the windshield on impact. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant. when the agent was struck by the woman's car and needed to defend himself. >> literally ran our agent down. the agent was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundreds of feet on the hood before fearing for his life. did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop. >> reporter: that's when he fired five fatal blows, according toyewitnesses, leaving this mother of five with bullet wounds in her arms and chest and her husband says -- >> yeah, i want justice, yes. whoever shot my wife, that guy whoever he is, he needs to
overreacted but but border police say he acted in self-defense. unjustifiable murder, that's how the family of 32-year-old woman killed by an undercover u.s. border patrol agent feels about their death. >> i love her to the fullest with my heart. >> reporter: this morning they're demanding answers, saying a plainclothes border patrol agent gunned down and killed 32-year-old valeria alvarado in chula vista, california, without reason. >> there's no evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer, you know, a trained officer, to use lethal force. shoot my wife like that and just not even call an ambulance. >> reporter: the agent's body leaving this very large dent in the windshield on impact smattered with bullet holes. police say that the agents were in the neighborhood to serve a felony warrant when the agent was struck by the woman's car and needed to defend himself. >> and literally ran our agent down. the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his life did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop. >>
policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: as romney goes on defense, we asked him about the criticism from fellow republicans about his campaign. about those critics within your own party? will there be changes at the top? are you doing anything wrong? >> there are critics and there are cheerleaders. we have people of all different persuasion. and frankly -- >> so, no changes? >> every day, there's improvements and messages that come out. >> reporter: but romney's moment to redefine the conversation less than a week away. pressure for romney to perform on that debate stage against the president. you've been practicing. any nerves? >> i don't worry about the opportunity to be on the air and to face the president. he has his views. i have mine. >> reporter: the governor saying he's ready for the debate. he'll have some debate prep this weekend. some are calling that debate a do-or-die moment. i want to show you that image that we showed earlier. you see the governor there, a young man. etching into the sand, i love ann, missing his girlfriend back in the states. a powerful
to another friend, and the friend ends up getting caught. and we also see defenses which is i never actually planned to do it. i was never actually going to go forward with this. it was just idle talk. and i think what they're going to say here, they're going to say he was entrapped. >> that's what i was going to ask you, it seems like the friend was trying to get in touch with him. >> look, if they can get that tape excluded from evidence. there's going to be very little that the authorities have. they need that tape in evidence. and they're going to say, look, i was never going to go forward with this and this guy starts giving me ideas, why don't you do this or do that. >> how common are these incidences in hostile in cases like this? >> they're not. i don't think they're that relevant here you're talking about a misdemeanor case in 1995. you're talking about an allegation with regard to his conduct at school in 2001. remember, there was never an allegation of him doing anything to children. it was always the way that he dealt with authority, fellow teachers, et cetera. but, you know, com
the butler really did it on his own. he has been on the stand all morning, sticking to his defense. these proceedings expected to end by the weekend. he could go to jail for four years. but he's asked the pope for a pardon. that's very likely, we're told, what will happen. george? >> jeffrey, thanks. potentially explosive trial there. >> sounds like something out of a movie. thanks, george. >>> now, to a disturbing story out of san diego seaworld, where a killer whale is recovering from a mysterious wound. the big question, did it come from an accident? or from an attack from another whale? abc's cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: this is what orcas do best at seaworld san diego, put on a killer show. but now, an 11-year-old killer whale at the park is injured, with a gaping whole so big, you can see his exposed jawbone. seaworld says he was injured during a show last month when he somehow came in contact with a portion of the pool. but animal rights activist says an anonymous whistleblower told them that he was attacked by other captive, angry orcas. >> you can't keep three
better than you. >> reporter: on tuesday, daker's first full day presenting his defense, jurors heard from his witnesses for the first time. the owners of the point ball group say it was blatz who was obsessed with daker. >> at that point, she wasn't allowed to play anymore because i was concerned about the relationship. and i didn't think it was a good situation for you to be in. >> after she had restraining order, she wanted to play? >> absolutely. >> reporter: this morning, the would-be lawyer maintains his innocence, as more witnesses, and everyone is waiting to see whether he, too, will testify, as the law allows. for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> it's so tough for those witnesses on the stand. >>> now, we turn, george, to lady gaga. the superstar delivering a public and personal response to attacks on her weight. posting revealing pictures of herself on her website. and launching what she is calling a body revolution. it's a brave step and a very powerful message. take a look. ♪ i'm on the edge of glory ♪ ♪ and i'm hanging on a moment of tru
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